This educational foundation, is in memory of our beloved Fraternity brother Dr. Horatio Viscount “Berky” Nelson; prolific author, University professor and UCLA Dean. Berky believed as successful professionals, we have an obligation to prioritize our investment in the development of our children's intellectual capital.
Seven member volunteer Board of Directors
Chairman Greg Green, Retired Northrop Grumman, Corp.
Vice Chairman Charles Franklin, Honda Motor Co., Mgr. Export Logistics
Secretary/Treasurer Ron Berryman, Retired BerrymanandCompany
Director Charles Flippen, M.D. UCLA
Director Vernon Williams, M.D. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic
Director Fitzroy Younge, Retired Aerospace Corp.
Director Samuel Wright, Owner Sam Wright Agency, State Farm Insurance
We partner with committed corporate/private sponsors and community based organizations who share our mission and focus of breaking the cycle of at-risk young African American males and the desperation of; disillusionment, poverty, imprisonment and death. We believe as did Dr. Berky Nelson, that this society can break those chains through education and opportunity.